Protect 300 Girls from Child Domestic Work in Peru

by Asociacion Grupo de Trabajo Redes (AGTR) Vetted since 2011 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
Mar 20, 2018

Storybooks for girls in child domestic work

Once again, this year, girls in child domestic labor who come to educational/recreational sessions at La Casa de Panchita will receive a beautiful hardcover book with fairy tales. For most girls, this is probably the first time they receive a storybook that is their own and this definitely fills them with joy. Here are some of their reactions:

"I'm going to ask my dad to read it with me! I like it better when we read together, because I make mistakes…" (Lizbeth, 11).

"If I now have a book...then I can have another and another, as in the closet of my class. I will be able to learn so many things! "(Zoila, 10).

Having beautiful reading material that stimulates their imagination is very important for these girls, who from the age of 8 or 9 spend part of their days cleaning, cooking and even taking care of a babies. These stories give them back some of their right to enjoy their childhood.

Thank you for your support!

Best regards,

Blanca Figueroa


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Asociacion Grupo de Trabajo Redes (AGTR)

Location: Lima, Peru - Peru
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Blanca Figueroa
Lima, Lima Peru
$84,065 raised of $100,000 goal
1,020 donations
$15,935 to go
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